Childhood Cancer: More Than 4

A cancer diagnosis can send anyone reeling with panic. Families are sent into a tailspin, awaiting the prognosis. A significant portion of cancer research focuses on the treatment of adults, yielding amazing results. However, the same advances for children have been stonewalled. The federal governments allots a certain amount of money to cancer research each year.  The National Cancer Institute  is the government’s primary agency … Continue reading Childhood Cancer: More Than 4

Dealing With It: Trauma

Trauma can be surreal and comes in varying degrees. The average person should expect to experience at least one thing that leaves a permanent scar. Radical events can change a person’s perception of reality. Surviving the tragedy is a journey within itself. Confusion, resentment, stress and hopelessness are a few emotions that plague the mind and body in the time afterward. The incident must be … Continue reading Dealing With It: Trauma